RV G.O. Sars 2011102

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV G.O. Sars (58G2)
Cruise identifier2011102
Cruise period2011-02-07 — 2011-03-06
Port of departureUnknown, Norway
Port of returnUnknown, Norway
ObjectivesICES International Bottom Trawl Survey. Used for stock assessments. The IBTS involves all North Sea countries and collects data for hydrography, nutrients, plankton, herring, sprat larvae and fish. Process studies (2days) trawl calibration (1day). Oceanographic section: "Utsira-Start Point". Samples of contaminants in fish. Gill samples of saithe for genetic analysis.
Chief scientistIrene Huse (Institute of Marine Research, Norway)
Coordinating bodyInternational Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES)
Ocean/sea areas 
North Sea
SpecificNorthern North Sea.